Basic Information

Job Category: Management

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Date published: 07-Jun-2022

Job type: Full Time

Description and Requirements

About the role

Assistant Medical Director - PA

We are currently seeking an experienced Assistant Medical Director - PA to join our team in our Raleigh, NC 27513 location.

About the Role:
The Assistant Medical Director - PA is responsible for assisting Medical Board staff, the CMO, and the Board in investigating, reviewing, and providing detailed written reports on a wide range of matters that involve quality of care, ethical, and professionalism concerns, and making recommendations to the Board regarding those matters.

What You’ll Do:
 Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned 
Comprehensively reviews and makes written recommendations regarding quality of care issues raised by professional liability insurance payment reports, complaints, change in staff privilege reports, investigations, medical examiner reports, safe opioid prescribing investigations and licensing issues
Collaborate with the CMO as directed in the case review and recommendation process
Attends and contributes to case and policy discussions for the Senior Staff Review Committee meetings
Assists the Board by reviewing, evaluating, investigating, and providing detailed written recommendations to the Board regarding the above matters
Prepares reports and recommendations to relevant committees regarding matters under review. Attends committee meetings and provides assistance in the preparation of committee reports to the Board
Attends and assists the Board with licensing and investigational interviews
Reports to the Board, recommendations for immediate action regarding licensees who pose a potential threat to patient safety
Assists Board prosecuting attorneys in developing cases that will be heard before the Board. Assists the prosecuting attorney at the time of a hearing before the Board
Provides information and policy input as requested by the Board
Continuously reviews and makes recommendations regarding the Board’s processing and disposition of cases
Assist with composing private letters of concern on behalf of the Board
Assists and provides guidance regarding quality of care matters to Board attorneys regarding public disciplinary actions and documents
Acts as a readily responsive and informed resource for licensees requesting information about Board and licensing processes and procedures
Acts as a resource for public organizations and governmental agencies requesting information when appropriate
With Board and CMO approval, initiates and/or participates in special projects consistent with the Board’s mission
Assists in fulfilling Medical Board tasks and objectives as requested by CMO
Participates in activities of the Federation of State Medical Boards and other relevant professional organizations
Maintains full and unrestricted North Carolina physician assistant licensure and participates in ongoing relevant professional growth and education.
Participates in outreach presentations and activities as needed to meet the Board's strategic priorities

Our Ideal Candidate
Education and Experience: 
Physician Assistant degree from an accredited physician assistant training program; master's degree preferred
Maintains current national certification though NCCPA
10+ years of recent clinical patient care experience, with 5+ years of recent clinical patient care in North Carolina
Full and unrestricted active NC physician assistant license with no disciplinary action in any jurisdiction

Required Skills and Abilities:
Ability to acquire and maintain comprehensive knowledge of all laws, rules, regulations, and disciplinary actions utilized in regard to the practice of medicine in North Carolina, including those related to the regulation of private practice, hospitals, insurance companies, and familiarity with the various law enforcement agencies, medical schools, professional organizations and other state health care regulatory and licensing Boards
Ability to acquire and integrate an understanding of the investigative policies and procedures of the Medical Board
Ability to acquire and maintain a current broad body of knowledge of acceptable medical practices and of current drug and controlled substances prescribing principles including accepted dosages and uses
Ability to analyze complex information and to form and articulate to the Board and Board staff judgments from that information on a rational, consistent, ethical, and timely basis
Proficiency with Microsoft office software
Proficient with online medical research
Research and health informatics background desirable
Effective interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interface with Board staff and the public at all levels
Self-directed and motivated with the ability to independently and proficiently complete time sensitive responsibilities, assignments, and projects within established guidelines
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a team

What We Offer:
Competitive salary and benefits package

To Apply:
Please submit your resume via the “APPLY NOW” button

Equal Opportunity Employer